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Watershed Conference: Collaborating on Water Quality

October 29, 2020: 1:00PM to 2:00PM
To Attend:

Eli Dueker, Bard College
Jennifer Epstein, Riverkeeper

Water quality monitoring provides important information to develop strategies to protect or restore streams. Community groups, academic institutions, municipalities, government agencies, and non-profits bring different areas of expertise to the table through collaborations. Eli Dueker will present a framework on community-centered science, including his experience with the Bard College Center for the Study of Land, Air, and Water and Saw Kill Watershed Community. Jennifer Epstein from Riverkeeper will describe participating in NYS DEC’s new Professional Evaluation of Rivers and Streams (PEERS) program to study nutrients in the Sparkill Creek and Saw Mill River. Come prepared to share your experiences with and questions about collaborative science.

Cost: $10
Level of engagement: Interactive, video and audio are recommended.

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